PCA News: Main Event down to 59, Luske wins and more

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 11, 2013 Posted in EPT News, Tournament News | No Comments »

2012-PokerStars-PCAThe PCA is in full swing, the Main Event is winding its way down to the final table, and the side event action has been heating up. There are still a number of prelim events left to go, and below you’ll find some of the bigger names that have booked 2013 PCA wins.

PCA Main Event heads into Day 4 with 59 players

The PokerStars PCA Main Event is entering the home stretch, and by the end of Friday the tournament will be down to just 24 players from today’s starting field of 59 players. Here is a look at the chip-leaders heading into Day 4 of the tournament:

1. Patrick Kelly — 1,750,000

2. Joe Serock — 1,320,000

3. Darren Elias — 1,040,000

4. Michael Lipman — 1,035,000

5. Owen Crowe — 1,000,000

6. Maxim Panyak — 989,000

7. Nicolas Godoy — 848,000

8. Yann Dion — 829,000

9. Jerry Wong — 808,000

10. Anthony Borde — 796,000

Marcel Luske wins Event #16

Longtime poker pro Marcel Luske is fresh off an online win and now he has booked a live win, taking down the $1,100 HORSE tournament at the 2013 PCA. Luske defeated a field of 53 players including a final table that included Allen Kessler and Chris Moneymaker, to take down the $18,500 first-place prize-money. Here is a look at the final table payouts for the tournament:

1. Marcel Luske — $18,500

2. Naoya Kihara — $11,830

3. Thomas Butzhammer — $7,200

4. Chris Moneymaker — $5,140

5. Allen Kessler — $3,600

6. Michael Forster — $2,820

7. Kenneth Chih-Hung — $2,320

Team Online Pro wins $1,100 Triple Stud tournament

Adrienne Rowsome, better known by her online handle TalonChick picked a live tournament victory at the 2013 PCA, besting a field of 22 players to win the $1,100 Triple Stud event. Here is a look at the payouts from the event:

1. Adrienne ‘talonchick’ Rowsome — $10,920

2. Pouliot Serge — $7,270

3. Anton Astapau — $3,640

4. Tobias Hausen, — $2,420

Chino Rheem chops $2,150 Turbo

Chino Rheem picked up a big win at the PCA, after chopping a huge prize-pool in the $2,150 Turbo four-ways. Here is a look at the payouts from the tournament:

1. Steven Tripp, Canada, $79,960*

2. Nikolaus Teichert, Germany, $67,500*

3. Narendra Banwari, USA, $67,500*

4. David Rheem, USA, $67,500*

5. Dana Karlson, Canada, $26,140

6. Dan O’Brien, USA, $21,380

7. Mayu Roca, Colombia, $16,640

8. Kyle Frey, USA, $11,880

9. Daniel Schmieding, USA, $9,500

 

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